BRADLEY HIS BOOK: MAY MDCCCXCVI

By: BRADLEY, WILLIAM H. (binding design, illustrations, decorations, advts., layout)

Price: $375.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: fine


Narrow 4to (5 ” x 10½”). Volume 1, Number 1. pp. [24]. Gray paper wrapper printed in green, black and orange of titles and an Arts and Crafts style apple tree on the front cover, and a poster-style advt. for "The Twin Comet Lawn Sprinkler"on the rear cover.

Features include "Edward Penfield, Artist" by Will Bradley with an illustration by Penfield; "The Garden of Genious" by Nixon Waterman, two sketches by Richard Harding Davis, and "The Night-Blooming Cereus" by Harriet Monroe.

Bradley created all the decorations, illustrations, advertisements, page-layouts, and printed it himself at the Wayside Press. A high point in Arts & Crafts design.

A fine copy. Scarce; Exceptionally so in this condition. Bambace 122.

Title: BRADLEY HIS BOOK: MAY MDCCCXCVI

Author Name: BRADLEY, WILLIAM H. (binding design, illustrations, decorations, advts., layout)

Categories: WILL BRADLEY, Private Press Movement, DESIGN - ART NOUVEAU, ART NOUVEAU, American Advertising - Late 19th C.,

Edition: First

Publisher: Springfield (Massachusetts), The Wayside Press: 1896

Binding: Paper wraps

Book Condition: fine

Seller ID: 2004

Keywords: will bradley art nouveau small press design